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Thursday 22 February 1962

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lenda Murray in Detroit and Lisa Jacquin. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962 while Twilight Of Honor by Al Dewlen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Benny Hill. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spacewar! or Spacewar!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Benny Hill

Starring: Benny Hill, Graham Stark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hollywood Special

Country: United States

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Family Classics

Starring: Frazier Thomas, Roy Leonard

Country: United States

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The Original Christmas Classics

Country: United States

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The New Breed

Written by: Hank Searls

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke, Greg Roman

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Walk on the Wild Side

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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La notte

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti

Country: United States

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Victim

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price

Country: United States

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The Innocents

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1962 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lenda Murray in Detroit: Michigan, USA; body builder (four times Ms Olympia).
  • Lisa Jacquin: equestrian show jumper (Olympics-1996).
  • Les Wallace: Scottish darts player.
  • Steve Irwin: Australian television personality and environmentalist, he is arguably best known as a crocodile handler.
  • John Wayne: American noted family, the son of actor John Wayne and his wife, Pilar Pallette.
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Facts:
  • Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free throw attempts.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1962?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7756
  • Life: Rock Hudson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert F. Kennedy -- Feb. 16, 1962

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Twilight Of Honor

By: Al Dewlen

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The Incredible Journey

By: Sheila Burnford

Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian

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The Ivy Tree

By: Mary Stewart

Mary Grey had come from Canada to the land of her forebears: Northumberland. As she savored the ordered, spare beauty of England's northern fells, the silence was shattered by the shout

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The Coming Fury

By: Bruce Catton

Dust jacket notes: "In words that weave history into art, Bruce Catton has created a book about the coming of the Civil War that is at once a broad canvas and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation

Spacewar!

Spacewar!

Platform: PDP-1

Genre: Space combat simulation


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